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Typing Skills for ESOL Students


with Bill Keller

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 at 11 am

This instructor-monitored class is designed for any ESOL student who wants to learn or improve typing skills essential for success in many other classes and in everyday life. Good typing skills also make it easier to navigate mobile devices such as tablets and cellphones. Students will learn using, an online learning software through lessons, games, and more to take the learner from beginner to advanced in self-paced lessons done from home. Students who do not have a keyboard-based device, desktop computer, or other technology may be eligible for a loan of such while participating in this course.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Date/Time: TBD
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Digital Photography 101


with Richard Snow

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This 3-week instructional photography course will cover: how a camera works, technical terminology, exposure modes, manual exposure, light, composition, recommended equipment for all photographers, post production for digital photographers and much more. Students interested should have a basic knowledge of their camera including how to change exposure modes, ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Students should bring to class a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) as well as their camera manual.

Instructor: Richard Snow
Tuesdays, 10/6 - 10/20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $69

Exploring Google - It's not just a search engine


with Bill Keller

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this class, we will explore the many applications associated with a Google Account. We’ll check out apps such as calendar, drive, docs, chat, photos, maps/earth and more as time allows. Students should have general familiarity with computers and the internet. GMAIL is not necessary; however, an account will have to be set up to fully explore the apps.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Wednesdays, 10/14 - 11/11, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $39

Digital Photography 102


with Richard Snow

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will be driven by students. The instructor will be prepared to instruct on a variety of topics chosen by the students. Past topics have included Sports Photography, Landscape photography, Portraiture, and Lighting Basics. Students should have a full understanding of their camera, including how to use the light meter, adjust the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO; and have a general understanding of Depth of Field, Field of View, and types of Light. It is highly recommended for students who are intending to take this course have taken a previous course with the instructor as many concepts are covered in the Digital Photography 101 course that will be needed.

Instructor: Richard Snow
Tuesdays, 10/27 - 11/10, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $69

Beginner Drone Flying


with Col. Daniel LeClair

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 31, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

This 15-hour blended course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover the operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are currently working, or considering a career in, real estate, construction, transportation, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, you’ll learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We will discuss how the citizens of Maine are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how best you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Must have a minimum of 8th grade English reading and writing level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

Note: This will be a combined class with two (2) virtual on-line classes via Zoom then one (1) face-to-face flying day.

Instructor: Col. Daniel Leclair
Saturdays, 10/31 & 11/7, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, online classes
Saturday, 11/14, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, In-Person (11/21 rain date)
Location: Online/Open Space TBD
Fee: $159

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